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Harriet

A literary blog about poetry and related news
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    By Dawn Lundy Martin

    The first poem I wrote that let me know that I might be a poet took up the story of Yusef Hawkins, the black teenager who was murdered by a...

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    By John Beer

    One of the problems with writing about poems, and especially with writing about poems that are trying to reach something that isn’t articulable in language, is that it’s impossible. &...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    In March, Hoa Nguyen moderated a three-part conversation about "policing in the literary world" for VIDA; the third installment has just gone up. Carmen Giménez Smith notes that "Hoa sent...

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    By Elaine Kahn

    While hunting down the poems for D. Scot Miller's playlist, I remembered that we were housemates for a brief period in 2008. Along with Doug (as I know D. Scot),...

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    By E. Tracy Grinnell

    ...the task of creating these spaces is necessarily the responsibility of those readers who insist that the text remain open, as a form of resistance... natural death I wrote the above in...

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    By Stephanie Young

    written for a performance with Dohee Lee and Simon Pettet on March 28, 2014 Poetry is not for the passive. It is, as Mayakovsky knew, at its very heart tendentious. Even...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    A review of Noelle Kocot's new book, Soul in Space (Wave Books 2013) is up at Sycamore Review. Elizabeth Petersen writes of its non-suffocating feel, and gives us a glimpse...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Congratulations to Giovanni Singleton for winning the 81st Annual California Book Award for Ascension! From Counterpath Books: In this diary of intentionality, the behearer and the beholder approach the world with...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    And here's what it contains: Now you can listen to all of the recordings from the 2009 3 Days of Poetry Festival, including readings from Dorothea Lasky, Mary Ruefle, Joshua Beckman,...

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